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Kostboth Named New Ag Development Director

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture has named Paul Kostboth as its new director of Agricultural Development. Kostboth grew up on his family’s farm in Canistota before attending Dakota State University. He graduated in 2001 with a degree in business finance. In January 2002, Kostboth was hired by the...
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Holiday Tours at Governor’s Mansion Today

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The last day to take a public tour to view Christmas decorations at the Governor’s Mansion is today.  Holiday tours will be conducted at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.  Tickets for the tour are free, though there is a limit of...
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Fire Burns Gettysburg Business Friday

  GETTYSBURG, S.D. – (DRG News) A Friday afternoon fire destroyed a Gettysburg business.  Potter County Sheriff Curt Hamburger says the fire was reported about 1:30 p.m. Friday at J & B’s Quickstop, along Highway 212 in Gettysburg.  The building houses a gas station, convenience store, bar and diner.  Hamburger says the fire started...
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Donations Made to Feeding SD in McGovern’s Honor Top $70,000

  MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Feeding South Dakota has received more than $70,000 in donations in memory of the late Sen. George McGovern. Executive director Matt Gassen tells the Daily Republic that as McGovern grew gravely ill, his family asked that donations be given to the organization in his memory. Gassen says he was...
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